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Beloved vehicle for veterans
 to serve at their final resting place

By Gary Harmon

The first Willys Jeep to cross the Rocky Mountains is now carrying veterans of the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard on their final rides at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado. The Jeep, dubbed “Adam” by its ...

CMU will offer social work degree

By Emily Shockley

Colorado Mesa University will begin offering a bachelor’s degree in social work this fall after recent approval of the program by the Colorado Commission on Higher Education. The commission voted 
May 9 to allow the program to ...


Colorado treats its military retirees well

By Charles Ashby

Colorado is among the top 15 states in the nation when it comes to friendliness toward military veterans, according to a national personal finance social media website. The Washington, D.C.-based website WalletHub listed Colorado 14th overall ...

FAA grants will add parking for 2 more jets at Montrose, help Nucla improve

By Staff

A $1.7 million grant to the Montrose Regional Airport will allow parking for two more commercial jets. Another grant of $150,000 will allow Hopkins Field Airport in Nucla to create a master plan for future improvements there. The two ...


Runoff, and running into trouble on river

By Amy Hamilton

Rain delays may have kept eager boaters out of local rivers so far this weekend. But Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, will undoubtedly lure residents to more watery landscapes. There’s hardly a sweeter pleasure than ...

JUCO World Series schedule, May 25, 2014

By Staff

JUCO World Series At Suplizio Field, Grand Junction Saturday, May 24 Iowa Western 6, Columbia State CC (Tenn.) 5 Midland College (Texas) 10, Johnson County CC (Kan.) 5 Blinn College (Texas) 7, Cochise College (Ariz.) 4 Chatthoochee ...

JUCO boxscores, May 25, 2014

By Staff

Columbia State 12, 
Johnson County 2 Sunday at Suplizio Field Game 5 Johnson County (AB-R-H-RBI) Alvarez, 2b 3-0-0-0; Hatch, ss 3-0-1-0; Miller, 1b 3-0-1-0; Landuyt, lf 2-0-0-0; Schnurbusch 2-0-0-0; Steele, 3b 2-0-1-0; Mrstik, dh ...


Eyes wide shut

By Matt Meyer

With a hard grounder ripped directly at him, and a soggy Suplizio Field creating wicked bounces Sunday afternoon, Cochise College (Arizona) third baseman Austin Nelson dropped to his knees and attempted to body-block the ball. Nelson ...


Rain wins

By Dale Shrull

Rain, rain — it just didn’t go away. With a steady drizzle falling at about 7 p.m. Sunday, Alpine Bank Junior College World Series officials made the decision to postpone the game between Spartanburg Methodist College (South ...



By Tim Harty

A rebound run. A rebound inning. A rebound game. Columbia State Community College (Tennessee) got them all Sunday as they bounced back from Day 1 disappointment in the Alpine Bank Junior College World Series. The Chargers (45-12) used a ...

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